Dress Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk This black silk dress shows the lightness of materials that Chanel chose to use in the to make her dresses more romantic.
Vintage Fashion: VALENTINA SILK EVENING SKIRT, Unlabeled & bought at Valentina Schlee's personal estate sale Christie's East, tan silk illusion long open-front skirt w/ CF laced waistband, full length tan silk slip w/ braided narrow straps, W L
Callot Soeurs Dress - ca 1926 - by Callot Soeurs, Paris - Silk, silk & metallic lace, & imitation pearls & opals - Irises & water avens adorn this elegant dress - Indianapolis Museum of Art (jewelry inspiration).
dress made from an ivory silk rayon features a v-neckline with a sailor bow tie detail at the front center, large button closures down the front center, and flutter sleeves. The dress tapers in at the waist and flows straight down at the hips.